DIY Distortion Pedal Kits

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Building your own distortion guitar pedal is a great way to learn about electronics and explore different sound possibilities. You will need some basic tools, components, and a soldering iron to get started.

To start, it’s important to understand what a distortion pedal does. A distortion pedal is a type of effect pedal that adds distortion to the guitar signal. This distortion can range from a subtle crunch to a full-on fuzz.

Once you understand the basics, you should decide on the type of distortion you’d like to create. This will determine the type of components and circuitry you’ll need. Common components used in distortion pedals include transistors, integrated circuits, and diodes.

With a little patience and the right tools, you can build your own DIY distortion guitar pedal. Have fun!

DIY Distortion Pedal Kits

Below, you'll find a number of DIY guitar effects pedal kits & PCB's based on original DIY Distortion pedals from famous brands. If there are any other pedals that you'd like to see featured, please get in touch and let me know.

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I have been a guitar and effects pedal enthusiast since 2005 and electronics tinkerer since 2017.

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